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PM orders end to virus 'privileges'

PM orders end to virus 'privileges'

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has ordered authorities to review privileges given to foreign diplomats and military personnel after an Egyptian soldier and the daughter of a diplomat who tested positive were exempted from quarantine.

15 Jul 2020 at 08:14

Covid-19 cases trigger inquiry

Covid-19 cases trigger inquiry

The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has been taking urgent measures after an Egyptian soldier confirmed to be infected with Covid-19 was found to have visited shopping malls in Rayong province.

14 Jul 2020 at 09:21

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  • Vaccine ready 'next year'

    A novel coronavirus vaccine being developed by a Thai research team in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania is expected to enter mass production by the end...

    13 Jul 2020 at 08:50

  • No US base in Thailand: Apirat

    Army chief Apirat Kongsompong has denied the US is looking to set up a military base on Thai soil.

    09 Jul 2020 at 09:00

  • Government under fire over weapons budget

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is defending the decision to include the procurement of weapons for the armed forces in the budget bill for 2021, after opposition...

    02 Jul 2020 at 11:01

  • EU opens borders to Thais; China finds new virus

    The European Union agreed Tuesday to reopen its borders to 15 countries, not including the US.

    01 Jul 2020 at 09:34

  • Travel bubble scheme 'asking for trouble'

    The government would be "asking for trouble" if it adopted the travel bubbles and re-introduced medical tourism too soon, warned Thira Woratanarat, an epidemiologist at...

    29 Jun 2020 at 07:56

  • Thai Airways loses space at airport

    Airports of Thailand (AoT) took back more than 50% of the check-in counters and parking stands from Thai Airways International (THAI) at Suvarnabhumi airport.

    26 Jun 2020 at 09:13

  • Activists remember 1932 revolution

    Political activists from several groups staged peaceful gatherings across the country on Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the 1932 revolt, which ended the absolute...

    24 Jun 2020 at 11:45

  • New plans to stop street racing

    Arresting street motorcycle racers won't solve the problem, experts have said.

    22 Jun 2020 at 08:29

  • 'Catastrophic': South Asia hit by virus surge

    Early optimism that South Asia might have dodged the worst of the coronavirus pandemic has disappeared as soaring infection rates turn the region into a global hot spot.

    18 Jun 2020 at 13:19

  • Prayut launches 'new normal'

    Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has launched the government's "new normal" initiative by inviting people from all sectors of society to map out Thailand's future after...

    18 Jun 2020 at 08:24